Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog 
    
    May 28, 2024  
Montgomery College 2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HLTH 250 - Emergency Medical Responder Refresher


(R and TP/SS only)

Refresher course for those who possess current Emergency Medical Responder and Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR certifications. Students must pass competency exams with a score of 70% or better to receive Emergency Medical Responder and Healthcare Provider CPR certifications. PREREQUISITE(S): Current Emergency Medical Responder and Healthcare Provider or Professional Rescuer CPR certifications and consent of department. Assessment Level(s): ENGL 101 /ENGL 011 , READ 120 . One hour each week. Formerly HE 290.

1 semester hour

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Identify the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease and injury, and describe how to control them.
  • Recognize breathing emergencies, such as choking, and provide proper care for them.
  • Recognize life-threatening bleeding and demonstrate how to control and bandage.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of a possible heart attack, and describe how to care for someone who is experiencing persistent chest pain and/or other signs and symptoms of heart attack.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of cardiac arrest, and demonstrate how to provide cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of medical emergencies, including poisoning, heat and cold emergencies, and stroke, and describe both general and specific care for medical emergencies.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of shock, and describe how to minimize the effects of shock.
  • Recognize the signs and symptoms of various soft tissue and musculoskeletal injuries, and demonstrate how to care for them.


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